Cultural icons like Achebe, Fela and Saro-Wiwa were among those who highlighted Nigeria's failings.
Fela Kuti's critically engaging lyrics, and his intense and methodical delivery, provide an important window to exposing students to critical understanding of the global system.
The international community has failed to recognise the new political visions being articulated by young musicians and activists across Africa.
Nigerian superstar Fela Kuti used his music as an art form that provoked. This wasn't only through politics, but also sex.